from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not progressive; not contributing to progress.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not progressive; conservative.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. old-fashioned and out of date
Sorry, no etymologies found.
What’s unprogressive is that it’s legalized slavery, and a true progressive would not participate.
They regard Islam as an ally in the placing under control of all "unprogressive" elements.
The absence of principle in the leadership of this coalition is amply demonstrated by the divergent use of the so-called "payroll" vote to ram through the deeply unprogressive policy on tuition fees whilst failing to support the rule of law represented by the European Court decision on prisoners' voting rights.
We can thrive on a plant based diet … The rest is just a rotting remnant of a cruel, unprogressive herding mentality.
If that sounds unprogressive to you then you are in good company: both Mr Cameron and Nick Clegg described VAT as regressive before the election.
Obviously the only alternative is absolutely NO regulation, and anybody asking for effective regulation that is evenhanded and doesnt pick winners and losers is just so unprogressive.
It amazes me how as a country we are so unprogressive.
George III was a lugubriously unprogressive monarch roused by Fox's licentiousness; Pitt was the dreary juvenile hero of our new foreign secretary; neither would have expected to find the liberal and modern Adonis at their side.
But the way those laws are applied, however, by unprogressive, paternalistic, and unimaginative family law judges across America is anything but neutral.
I'm guessing Bai is referring to Brown's last run for President, where he did run as an outsider and had some progressive things he was pushing for, but also advocated some highly unprogressive ideas like a tax plan that included a flat tax and a value-added tax, written for him by Reagan adviser and supply-side guru Arthur Laffer.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.